SUKKUR: Pakistan Customs Collectorate team on Saturday foiled a bid to smuggle huge quantity of charas and arrested an accused identified who was later identified as Shah Muhammad, a residence of Saryab Road Queeta. A passenger bus was also taken into the custody.
According to details, Collector Customs Hyderabad Akhlaq Ahmad Khattak received credible information about some narcotics smuggling attempts. He immediately directed all anti smuggling squads to enhance their checking on main entry and exit pointsof the city.
During the snap checking of the vehicles a passenger bus coming from Quetta was signaled to stop for checking while during checking the customs staff led by Inspector Aziz Ahmed Katper recovered huge packets containing contraband charas hidden beneath the driver’s seat.
According to Incharge Customs Check post Jaccababd, Inspector Aziz Ahmed, they seized around 255 kilogram of fine quality charas and the value of the contraband in the international market stands more than Rs 15 million.
It is necessary to mention here that Customs Collector Akhaq Ahmad Khattak directed all field staff to use all available resources to curb smuggling in the region. Sources told that due to strict measures adopted by Customs Collectorate there is marginable decrease is being witnessed in the smuggling attempts.